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Joe Henderson, Rube Bloom, Johnny Griffin

04/24/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

Tonight we celebrate the birthdays of composer, bandleader & tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson; the songwriter Rube Bloom, who composed the music to "Truckin'" "Day In Day Out" "Fools Rush In" and others; and bandleader and tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin.

Playlist

9:00pm

Isfahan
Artist Name: Joe Henderson
Composer: Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn
Soloists: Joe Henderson-Tenor Sax ; Christian McBride-Bass
CD/Album: Lush Life
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 511 779-2
Release Year: 1992
Note: Birthday: Joe Henderson 4.24.1937
 

9:06pm

Truckin'
Artist Name: Fats Waller and His Rhythm
Composer: Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler
Soloists: Fats Waller-Piano & Vocals
CD/Album: I'm Gonna Sit Right Down
Record co./Cat #: Bluebird 66640-2
Release Year: 1935
Note: Birthday: Rube Bloom 4.24.1902
 

9:09pm

Spring Cleaning
Artist Name: Fats Waller and His Rhythm
Composer: Samuels, Whitcup, Powell
Soloists: Fats Waller-Piano & Vocals
CD/Album: The Middle Years, Part 1
Record co./Cat #: Bluebird 66083-2
Release Year: 1937
 

9:12pm

Day In Day Out
Artist Name: Billie Holiday
Composer: Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom
Soloists: Billie Holiday-Vocals ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax ; Jimmy Rowles-Piano
CD/Album: Songs For Distingue Lovers
Record co./Cat #: Verve 815 055-2
Release Year: 1957
Note: Birthday: Rube Bloom 4.24.1902
 

9:18pm

Fools Rush In
Artist Name: The Stan Getz Quintet with Jimmy Raney
Composer: Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom
Soloists: Stan Getz-Tenor Sax ; Jimmy Raney-Guitar
CD/Album: The Complete Recordings Of The Stan Getz Quintet With Jimmy Raney
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 3-131
Release Year: 1952
Note: Birthday: Rube Bloom 4.24.1902
 

9:22pm

Que Pasa
Artist Name: The Horace Silver Quintet
Composer: Horace Silver
Soloists: Horace Silver-Piano ; Joe Henderson-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Song For My Father
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7-84185-2
Release Year: 1964
Note: Birthday: Joe Henderson 4.24.1937
 

9:31pm

Nica's Tempo
Artist Name: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Composer: Gigi Gryce
Soloists: Art Blakey-Drums ; Spanky DeBrest-Bass
CD/Album: Drum Suite
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 93637
Release Year: 1956
Note: Birthday: Spanky DeBrest 4.24.1937
 

9:41pm

All The Things You Are
Artist Name: Johnny Griffin
Composer: Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II
Soloists: Johnny Griffin-Tenor Sax ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Hank Mobley-Tenor Sax ; Lee Morgan-Trumpet ; Wynton Kelly-Piano ; Art Blakey-Drums
CD/Album: A Blowin' Session
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 99009 2
Release Year: 1957
Note: Birthday: Johnny Griffin 4.24.1928
 

9:51pm

A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
Artist Name: Joe Henderson
Composer: Billy Strayhorn
Soloists: Wynton Marsalis-Trumpet ; Joe Henderson-Tenor Sax ; Stephen Scott-Piano ; Christian McBride-Bass
CD/Album: Lush Life
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 511 779-2
Release Year: 1992
Note: Birthday: Joe Henderson 4.24.1937
 

10:01pm

It's You Or No One
Artist Name: Dexter Gordon
Composer: Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
Soloists: Dexter Gordon-Tenor Sax ; Woody Shaw-Trumpet ; Ronnie Mathews-Piano ; Stafford James-Bass ; Louis Hayes-Drums
CD/Album: Homecoming
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 46824-2
Release Year: 1976
Note: Birthday: Stafford James 4.24.1946
 

10:14pm

The Way You Love Me
Artist Name: Mary Stallings
Composer: K.L. Dunham, R. Kellaway
Soloists: Mary Stallings-Vocals ; Eric Reed-Piano
CD/Album: Don't Look Back
Record co./Cat #: HighNote 7224
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:22pm

I Talk To The Trees
Artist Name: John Coltrane
Composer: Lerner, Lowe
Soloists: John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Ray Draper-Tuba ; Spanky DeBrest-Bass
CD/Album: Like Sonny
Record co./Cat #: Roulette Jazz/Capitol 7939012
Release Year: 1958
Note: Birthday: Spanky DeBrest 4.24.1937
 

10:28pm

Four
Artist Name: Joe Henderson with the Wynton Kelly Trio
Composer: Miles Davis
Soloists: Joe Henderson-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Four!
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 523 657-2
Release Year: 1968
Note: Birthday: Joe Henderson 4.24.1937
 

10:41pm

You Must Believe In Spring
Artist Name: Johnny Griffin
Composer: Michael Legrand
Soloists: Johnny Griffin-Tenor Sax ; Kenny Barron-Piano
CD/Album: Chicago, New York, Paris
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 527 367-2
Release Year: 1995
Note: Birthday: Johnny Griffin 4.24.1928
 

10:48pm

Inner Urge
Artist Name: Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes
Composer: Joe Henderson
Soloists: Bill Charlap-Piano ; Renee Rosnes-Piano
CD/Album: Double Portrait
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 27560-2
Release Year: 2010
Note: Birthday: Joe Henderson 4.24.1937
 

10:54pm

Rain Check
Artist Name: Joe Henderson
Composer: Billy Strayhorn
Soloists: Joe Henderson-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Lush Life
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 511 779-2
Release Year: 1992
Note: Birthday: Joe Henderson 4.24.1937
 
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